HR Expert, Sarah Diehl of Empowered Hospitality addresses the many questions and considerations restaurant operators must take into consideration when bringing staff back to work. She shares advice about the best way for operators to reach out to employees that have been laid off, what barriers they should expect to encounter, how declinations may affect PPP loans and more.

To learn more, check out these resources mentioned in the episode:

Oyster Sunday: The Impact of Rehiring on Unemployment Benefits: https://www.oystersunday.com/resources/unemployment

The New York Department of Labor: What You Need to Know: https://dol.ny.gov/

Empowered Hospitality: Rehiring Employees: https://www.reopenhospitality.com/backend/rehiring-employees

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